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gattam, gatam, ghatam, ghattam

Ghatam is nothing more than a large clay pot.  It is very commonly played in South Indian classical performances.  There are two actions of resonance.  The primary one is the ringing of the pot caused by striking.  A very low resonance is also produced by the cavity.  This pitch is raised or lowered by opening or closing the hole with the stomach.

gattam, gatam, ghatam, ghattam



Selected Video

Subash Chandran's New DVD - Art of Ghatam and Konnakol


Ghatam Karthick Solo Added Latest


Ghata Tharang- Rhythmic Rapsody


Ghata Tharang- Varnam


Another Live performance of Ghatam Suresh


Sri TH Subash Chandran performs on Ghatam


Tani avarthanam in progress, ghatam suresh's first round


Ghatam Sukkanya Ramgopal in DD


Ghatam playing


Ghumat In Mangalorean Tradition




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